Beginning of the Evacuation (Hikiage no tabi e), from the series Traveling to the Homeland (Sokoku e no tabi), also called Refugees

祖国への旅 出発 引揚の旅え

Japanese
Shôwa era
1947 (Shôwa 22)
Artist Kitaoka Fumio (Japanese, 1918–2007)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yokohama Mus. of Art, Fascinating J. Woodcut Prints (2014), #101; Smith, Japanese Prints During the Allied Occupation (2002), #78

Dimensions

12.5 x 14.8 cm (4 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.45

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 64.45, 66.165

Signed

F. Kitaoka (in romanization, in pencil in lower right margin)

Provenance

1964, sold by Elsa V. Merlo to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 12, 1964)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund